Monticello officer shot; suspect sought

An officer in Monticello has been shot and authorities are looking for a suspect from Warren, officials said late Wednesday night.

An alert was issued by local and Arkansas State Police dispatchers about 10:50 p.m. for police to be on the look out for a white male in his early 30s driving a purple 1994 S-10 Chevrolet truck.

The person is wanted in connection with the shooting of the officer. Details were not available on the condition of the officer.